It costs £ 22 to make a deed poll application by post (or £ 29 for a replacement application).
It’s free to request an application form, but please allow 4–5 working days for it to arrive.
When we get your completed form, we’ll process your application within 4 working days.
Your application will be processed quicker (within 2 working days) if you apply online instead.
Bear in mind that we can’t accept credit / debit card payments for postal applications.
To prove a change of name that’s already happened, we’ll need to send you a “replacement” (past name change) form.
It costs £ 29 to make a replacement deed poll application by post.
We recommend you make an online (replacement) application — which is also £ 8 cheaper.
Note: A 15 year-old who wants to change their own name after their 16th birthday should apply as an adult
By law, we must have your consent before we can process your personal data.
You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time (which you can do by sending us an e-mail or letter, or by ringing our helpline). However, if you withdraw your consent, we won’t be able to send you an application form.
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